The Serious Crimes Investigation Department of the Investigation Committee of the Republic of Armenia is conducting an investigation to find out all the circumstances of the attempt to seize the building of the Government of the Republic of Armenia.
On January 28, 2021, at around 5:00 pm, during a pre-announced rally in the Republic Square of Yerevan, a group of people, with prior consent, attempted to seize the RA Government building.
A criminal case has been initiated in the Serious Crimes Investigation Division of the Investigation Department of the RA Investigation Committee in connection with the incident. During the preliminary investigation, 5 people were arrested on suspicion of attempting to seize the RA Government building. An investigation is underway.